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From Friday 23 August 2019

Knocked Loose – A Different Shade Of Blue

Knocked Loose is a name that everyone in metal and hardcore knows. A few years ago nobody had a clue who they were at all – now their name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue. The hype train left the station at record speed and the band started

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Killswitch Engage – ‘Atonement’

If someone asked you to name a metalcore band, the first one you’d name would probably be Killswitch Engage. One of the original pioneers of the genre and still one of its strongest forces, they’ve continued to release corker after corker as they stun audiences all over the globe

Friday 09 August 2019

Bleeding Through – “We’re back”

Monday 05 August 2019

The Contortionist – ‘Our Bones’

There are bands littered throughout metal’s sub-genres that continuously evolve, forever developing and moulding their sound into something new, never alienating their previous material. The Contortionist are one of those bands, sitting atop a varied yet fluid discography of music that could only have been composed by them. 2019

Monday 29 July 2019

Northlane – ‘Alien’

After a heavy band releases a string of successful albums, most people would expect that band to start treading a slightly more accessible path. Not necessarily changing the style of their music, but writing songs that would allow their music to be played in new places, streamed

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Thy Art Is Murder – ‘Human Target’

Modern metal has so many different faces. Some bands choose to wear their hearts on their sleeves and use the power of the music to force their struggles outward. Others use that same power to illuminate their storytelling, painting a detailed picture onto a dark canvas. One thing that

Tuesday 16 July 2019

LIVE: Bleeding Through / Ithaca / Nihility / Chamber @ Underworld, London

Six years ago, Bleeding Through played their last ever UK shows. They all individually had too much going on in their lives, and the importance of finding balance outweighed the importance of the band – it was the right time. Everyone thought that was the last time

Friday 12 July 2019

Torchbearer – ‘Against The Tide’

Hardcore punk newcomers Torchbearer are ready to set the world alight with their brand new EP ‘Against The Tide’. Formed of ex-members of Blowgoat and Collapse (who previously toured stadiums with Anthrax), they may be at the beginning of their journey, but they have enough passion

Thursday 04 July 2019

Jamie Lenman – ‘Shuffle’

Cover albums are always a guaranteed slice of fun. There’s something special about hearing brand new reworked versions of songs, especially when the artist performing them transforms the track and makes it their own. No matter the artist or the genre of the song, covers albums will

Wednesday 26 June 2019

LIVE: Dinosaur Pile Up @ Boston Music Rooms, London

The weather outside may have been dull and dreary, but the atmosphere inside the Boston Music Rooms was the complete opposite as rock lovers flooded into the venue to see Dinosaur Pile Up play a special intimate set. The only band on the line up, the evening